Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treatment-resistant bipolar depression: A case report of acute and maintenance efficacy

Journal: Neurocase 1-7 (2012)

Authors: F.S Bersani, N Girardi, L Sanna, L Mazzarini, C Santucci, G.D Kotzalidis, G Sani, P De Rossi, R.N Raccah, S.S Caltagirone, M Battipaglia, S Capezzuto, G Bersani, P Girardi

Bersani, F. S., Girardi, N., Sanna, L., Mazzarini, L., Santucci, C., Kotzalidis, G. D., & Girardi, P. (2013). Neurocase, 19(5), 451-457.

This case report examines the effect of BrainsWay® Deep TMS (Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation) H-coil stimulation in a patient with bipolar depression. The patient was provided with 20 daily consecutive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation sessions, as well as one session every 2 weeks, over 3 months after the initial treatment. In this patient, symptoms were significantly alleviated and cognition was significantly enhanced following treatment. Moreover, these beneficial effects were evident for 6 months post treatment.

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